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RE: Passwords in OpenLDAP

Hi - you could try the padl migration tools, they will convert various
flat files (/etc/passwd and /etc/shadow are covered) into LDIF format
that you can then use slapadd to get into the directory.  I think the
migrate_passwd.pl would help, the tools are here:


-----Original Message-----
From: Yossef Korang [mailto:yossef@yossefk.com]
Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 1:10 PM
To: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
Subject: Passwords in OpenLDAP

I'm looking at OpenLDAP as a way of authenticating users, and I am 
trying to find out specifically how the passwords will work, more 
specifically, how to have ldap get the current user's password.  I'm 
looking through the archives, but I haven't found anything, yet, on the 

Any help or point in the right direction would be appreciated.


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